Prof. Marek Szlezer / Polen
is one of the busiest young Polish concert pianists. He trained at Cracow Academy of Music, the Ecole Normale in Paris and the Chapelle Musicale Reine Elisabeth in Belgium, with such teachers as Ewa Bukojemska, Abdel Rahman El-Bacha, Dmitry Bashkirov and Marcella Crudeli.
He has won prizes in many important national and international competitions and numerous awards for his interpretations of works by Fryderyk Chopin.
He has performed in such venues as the Palais des Beaux Arts, St Martin-in-the-Fields, the Wigmore Hall and the Salle Cortot.
His repertoire focuses on the output of Polish composers writing around the turn of the twentieth century.
For his disc featuring music by Tansman and Chopin, he won the French music critics’ prize La Clef de ResMusica and a nomination for the Polish Phonographic Academy’s ‘Fryderyk 2011’ award.
More about Marek Szlezer: http://en.chopin.nifc.pl/chopin/persons/detail/id/7731
International Fryderyk Chopin Music Academy